Apr 252014
 
 April 25, 2014  Posted by  U.S., Youth & Schools

Adam Vrankuli writes:

Biometric technology is making its presence known in a number of different sectors, and schools have proven to be a particularly controversial avenue of this recent expansion.

Parents concerned for the privacy of their children, uncertain or unclear procurements, legislative pressures and issues surrounding decision-making are just a few of the issues dominating this discussion as of late.

Though applications vary, biometric systems have been used in schools to record attendance, enable library book borrowing, pay for lunch and to shorten cafeteria lines, as well as for access control and planning initiatives.

Read more on BiometricUpdate.com.

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